This proclamation prevented people from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains,
This officially ended the French-Indian war.
When the Sugar Act was passed, a previously- created tax was lowered, but then it was more strictly enforced.
The Quartering Act forces civilians to house, feed, clothe, and pay soldiers.
This act required people to pay a tax on every piece of printed paper they used.
The Townshend Acts placed taxes on materials like glass and lead.
Innocent civilians were killed during the Boston Massacre by British soldiers, or redcoats.
The Tea Act imposed a tax on tea.
Angry at the British and their taxes, the colonists fought back by dumping over 300 chests of tea into the Boston Harbor.
The Intolerable Acts were cruel laws passed to punish the colonists for the Boston Tea Party.
This was another of the first battles of the American Revolution.
In 1775, George Washington became a commander.
This is said to be one of the first battles of the American Revolution.
The battle at Saratoga is said to be the turning point of the war.
Valley Forge was endured by Washington and his soldiers while they trained.
The surrender of the British here ended the American Revolution.
This convention was held to discuss improvements to the Articles of Confederation.
For this period of time, Federalists and Antifederalists argued over the U.S. Constitution.
George Washington became president in 1789
These are the first 10 amendments of the Constitution!